Leaders discuss establishing ties with Israel at UN meet

Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, met with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and senior Members of Congress. Wam

Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, met with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and senior Members of Congress. Wam

Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, met with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and senior Members of Congress. Wam

UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed, US President and Israeli Prime Minister at the Oval Office. Courtesy MOFAIC

UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, right, US President , centre, and Israeli Prime Minister during the signing ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House. Courtesy MOFAIC

From left, Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Abdullatif Al Zayani, Israeli Prime Minister , US President , and UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed. Courtesy MOFAIC

Israeli Prime Minister , UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed and Bahrain Foreign Minister Abdullatif Al Zayani. Courtesy MOFAIC

Israeli Prime Minister , US President , Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Abdullatif Al Zayani, and UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed wave from the Truman Balcony at the White House. AFP

Bahrain Foreign Minister Abdullatif Al Zayani, Israeli Prime Minister , US President , and UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed participate in the signing of the Abraham Accord. AFP

Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Abdullatif Al Zayani, Israeli Prime Minister , US President , and UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed after the signing. AFP

Bahrain Foreign Minister Abdullatif Al Zayani, Israeli Prime Minister , US President , and UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed hold up documents as they participate in the signing of the Abraham Accord. AFP

US President watches as UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed speaks from the Truman Balcony at the White House during the signing ceremony of the Abraham Accord. AFP

UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed speaks as President looks on before the signing of Abraham Accord on the South Lawn of the White House. AP Photo

President speaks on the South Lawn of the White House as Israeli Prime Minister , UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed and Bahraini Foreign Minister Abdullatif Al Zayani look on during the signing ceremony of Abraham Accord. AP Photo

UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, centre, Israeli Prime Minister , left, and Bahraini Foreign Minister Abdullatif Al Zayani stand on the Blue Room Balcony during the signing ceremony. AP Photo

UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, left, and Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Abdullatif Al Zayani shortly before participating in the signing of the Abraham Accord. AFP

UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, centre, with Israeli Prime Minister , right, and Bahrain Foreign Minister Abdullatif Al Zayani pose before they participate in the signing of the Abraham Accord on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington DC. AFP

US President speaks from the Truman Balcony at the White House during the signing ceremony of the Abraham Accord. AFP

President walks to the Abraham Accord signing ceremony at the White House with UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, Israeli Prime Minister , and Bahraini Foreign Minister Abdullatif Al Zayani. AP Photo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives at the White House to attend the Abraham Accord signing ceremony hosted by President . EPA

UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed meets US President in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington DC, before the signing of Abraham Accord. AFP

UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed met US President , not in picture, at the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC. AFP

UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed meets US President in the Oval Office of the White House. AFP

UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed meets US President in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC. AFP

UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed with by President at the White House. Mustafa Alrawi / The National

UAE delegation led by Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed with US President at the White House. Mustafa Alrawi / The National

US President welcomes UAE Foreign Affairs Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed to the White House in Washington DC. EPA

US President welcomes UAE Foreign Affairs Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed to the White House. AFP

US President welcomes UAE Foreign Affairs Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed to the White House. Reuters

White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner walks away following a television interview on the North Lawn at the White House in Washington. Reuters

US President and First Lady Melania Trump welcome the arrival of Prime Minister of Israel and his wife Sara on the North Lawn of the White House in Washington DC. AFP

A delegation of senior UAE officials led by Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed prepares to depart for the White House to sign the Abraham Accord. Courtesy MFAIC

US President welcomes Bahraini Foreign Minister Abdullatif Al Zayani. AFP

Bahraini Foreign Minister Abdullatif Al Zayani arrives at the White House in Washington DC. AFP

US President welcomes Bahraini Foreign Minister Abdullatif Al Zayani on the North Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC. AFP

Preparations at the White House for the signing of the Abraham Accord. The National

Preparations under way at the White House for the signing of the Abraham Accord. The National

Preparations under way at the White House for the signing of the Abraham Accord. The National

Preparation at the White House for the signing of the Abraham Accord. The National

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